Tennessee Valley Lego Club Create Courthouse Model – w/video

Huntsville, Ala. — More than 80 hours of work and 15,000 lego parts later, the Tennessee Valley Lego club was able to prop up the Madison County Courthouse Lego model. But the model was merely a part of the downtown Huntsville model that Pete Campbell was working on, which was created for the benefit of […]

Minecraft Welcomes Autistic Players Through AutCraft

Minecraft, the highly popular game that involves building virtual worlds  and is described as “a game about breaking and placing blocks“. Often the comparison to “LEGO® but of course it is so much more.  There are even Mindcraft players who have become “celebrities”. Autism Blogger Stuart Duncan, a parent of an autistic son and enthusiast of Minecraft […]

Young boy invents Braille printer for the blind using Lego

Santa Clara, Calif. — A young boy became curious about how blind people could read and asked his parents about it. They told him to Google the answer. So he did. That’s when he found out about Braille and how expensive it was, so he decided to do something to change it. He’s 13 years […]

Lego therapy offered to children with autism – Update with video

Lego Therapy – Autism Daily Newscast often report about the benefits of Lego therapy for children with Autism. In May we reported about Tri-Cities Lego Club who are based in Northeast Tennessee. They offer Lego based therapy for children with autism. The article can be read here In June, we also reported on  neuropsychologist Sarah […]

Young Boy with Autism Makes Video Plea to Lego

Brynjar Karl – from Iceland is an 11 year old boy who has autism. The Huffington Post reports that he has two dreams and they both involve Lego. With the help of his mum, Brynjar he has used his creativity to make a plea via video to the people at Lego. He expresses his passion […]

Lego helps autistic children in Melbourne build bridges

Fairfield, Melbourne – Everyone loves lego, and ‘Inside the Brick’ founder Rob Deakin is translating his own enthusiasm for building things out of bricks and taking it to the children of Melbourne. Inside the Brick is Mr Deakin’s vision of inclusion. Children of all ages love to build with lego, and he was fuelled by […]

Donate new and used LEGO to Playgo to support children with Autism

  Pleygo is an American company that allows you to borrow and swap LEGO sets via mail delivery. This December they are holding their first Pleygo Holiday Brick Drive. It has been organized by both Pleygo and their partner organization, Generation Rescue. You can donate new and used LEGO sets or bricks which will then […]